[Agriculture] DMH-11 – The new hybrid variant of mustard

2022-11-05T13:30:37+05:30By |Categories: Agriculture|Tags: |

Background The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), India’s apex regulator of genetically modified plants and food products, has approved the environmental release of Dhara Mustard Hybrid-11 (DMH-11), a genetically-engineered variant of mustard. If approved for commercial cultivation it would be the first genetically modified food crop available to Indian farmers. [...]

Global Food Crisis and Lessons From India

2021-10-05T14:07:46+05:30By |Categories: Agriculture|Tags: |

Context:- The first and historic United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) 2021 which was held in September this year, concluded after an intense ‘bottom-up’ process conceived in 2019 by UN Secretary General António Guterres to find solutions and ‘catalyse momentum’ to transform the way the world produces, consumes, and thinks [...]

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